Give the gift of fencing this holiday season with a winter beginner class at DC Fencers Club



December 6, 2012

Contact: dcfencers@gmail.com




Winter 2013 class schedule announced, gift cards available to new students


SILVER SPRING, MD –  This holiday season, give the gift of fencing with a beginner class at DC Fencers Club. Fencing is a lifetime sport that promotes fitness, confidence, discipline, and good sportsmanship. Students from age 7 to 70+ can learn fencing, which relies on mental skill as well as athletic ability.


Beginner fencing classes at DC Fencers club fit every schedule, with eight separate beginner classes on weekdays, weeknights, and an all ages/all-levels class on Saturdays. Fencing equipment (uniform and gear) is provided for beginners, just show up and have fun! All beginner fencing classes take place at DC Fencers Club, a dedicated fencing facility located minutes from the Beltway in Silver Spring, MD. Most classes are $185 for an eight-week session.


In a special holiday promotion, gift cards are available for new students at DC Fencers Club. Gift cards may be used for beginner classes or private introductory lessons. DCFC gift cards are available through December 12, and are redeemable within a year of purchase.


To register for a class, visit the "Beginner classes" page of www.dcfencing.com.  For more information on getting involved in this Olympic sport, call 301-562-1990 or email dcfencers@gmail.com.


DC Fencers Club Fall 2012 Beginner Class Schedule




5:30 – 6:30 pm: beginner class, age 8-12, eight week session, first class January 15.  Equipment provided. Price: $185.00




12:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Homeschool Class.  Ages 7-12.  Continuous class, open registration.  Beginners and advanced.  First class, January 9. Equipment provided. With Coach Janusz Smolenski.  Price:  $170.00.


4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Introduction to Olympic Fencing Ages 7-12, ongoing class with Coach Ilya Lobanenkov. First class, January 9. Equipment provided. $120 per month or four nonconsecutive sessions.


5:00 – 6:00 pm: Kids Beginner II Epee class  (must have taken a beginner class), age 7-11. Eight week session, first class, January 9. Price $248.60 (this includes purchase of mask and glove). With Coach Janusz Smolenski.




5:00 – 6:00 pm, Beginner II Epee class (must have taken a beginner class).  Age 7-11.  Eight-week session, first class, January 10. Price $248.60 (this includes purchase of mask and glove).  With Coach Janusz Smolenski.  




8:30 am – 9:30 am: Kids Beginner Epee (Age 7 – 12) with Coach Suchorski. Eight-week session, first class, December 8.  Price $185.


11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Kids Beginner Sabre class, ages 10-12, eight-week session, first class, January 5. Price $185.00. With Coach Dariusz Gilman.


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Kids Beginner Sabre class, ages 7-9, eight week session, first class, January 5. Price $185.00. With Coach Dariusz Gilman.


12:30 pm – 2:30 pm: All ages/all levels epee fencing class (Ages 13 to adult are welcome). Ongoing class with Coach Lobanenkov. New Groupon, Tippr, LivingSocial customers welcome. DCFC Members: $86/month. Non-Members: $146/month. All equipment provided for first four sessions, purchase required to continue.


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About DC Fencers Club


DC Fencers Club (DCFC) has a national and international reputation as one of the best fencing clubs in the United States. The club offers instruction through classes, camps, workshops, and individual lessons. Fencers of all ages are welcome, and members range from recreational fencers to fencers who compete in local, regional, national, and international tournaments. DCFC coaches have a combined 100 years of training, competition, and teaching experience, and they include credentialed fencing masters and National and World Champions. DC Fencers Club promotes excellence, sportsmanship, and safety in a friendly, easygoing environment.


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